The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Entity Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 115 117
Rank change year-on-year +15 +2  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 35 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.31% 0.75% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.83% 2.85% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 22
Median daily rate £338 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £258 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £338 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £24.00 -
% change year-on-year +71.87% -  

Entity Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 724 773 805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 27.01% 26.21% 25.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 533 560
Median daily rate £350 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £481 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 37
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £38.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -0.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.39 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Entity Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Entity Framework in the South West

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Entity Framework in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in the South West

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Entity Framework in the South West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Entity Framework in the South West

Entity Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Entity Framework in the South West

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +18 23 £338 +3.84% 7
Bristol -6 4 £350 +12.00% 3
Gloucestershire +6 2 £328 +0.76% 3
Somerset -5 2 £425 +61.90% 2
Cornwall - 2 £250 - 2
Dorset +9 1 - - 2
Devon - 1 £405 - 1
Entity Framework
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 51 (98.08%) .NET
1 51 (98.08%) .NET Framework
2 47 (90.38%) C#
3 46 (88.46%) MVC
4 40 (76.92%) ASP.NET
5 36 (69.23%) JavaScript
6 34 (65.38%) HTML
7 31 (59.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (57.69%) SQL Server
9 29 (55.77%) CSS
10 27 (51.92%) AngularJS
11 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (26.92%) HTML5
13 14 (26.92%) SDLC
14 12 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (23.08%) WCF
14 12 (23.08%) jQuery
14 12 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (23.08%) SQL
14 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
15 10 (19.23%) Visual Studio
16 9 (17.31%) Scrum
16 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
17 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
18 7 (13.46%) TypeScript
19 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
19 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
19 6 (11.54%) Web Development
19 6 (11.54%) Web Services

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.77%) IIS
2 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.92%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (19.23%) Visual Studio
3 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.85%) NuGet
4 2 (3.85%) Subversion
4 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.92%) JIRA
5 1 (1.92%) MSI
5 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.92%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.92%) Selenium
5 1 (1.92%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.92%) WiX
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Advertising
2 1 (1.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 47 (90.38%) Developer
2 32 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 19 (36.54%) C# Developer
4 11 (21.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (19.23%) HTML Developer
6 9 (17.31%) Angular Developer
7 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (15.38%) HTML CSS Developer
8 6 (11.54%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
11 1 (1.92%) Applications Developer
11 1 (1.92%) Senior Software Developer
11 1 (1.92%) Software Engineer
11 1 (1.92%) Team Leader
11 1 (1.92%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (98.08%) .NET
1 51 (98.08%) .NET Framework
2 40 (76.92%) ASP.NET
3 34 (65.38%) HTML
4 31 (59.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (55.77%) CSS
6 27 (51.92%) AngularJS
7 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (26.92%) HTML5
9 12 (23.08%) jQuery
9 12 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (23.08%) WCF
10 6 (11.54%) Web Services
11 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (9.62%) LINQ
11 5 (9.62%) REST
12 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (5.77%) CSS3
12 3 (5.77%) Kendo UI
12 3 (5.77%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) CCTV
4 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Android
2 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (88.46%) MVC
2 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.92%) SDLC
4 9 (17.31%) Scrum
5 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (11.54%) Web Development
6 5 (9.62%) Data Protection
7 4 (7.69%) Microservices
7 4 (7.69%) OO
8 3 (5.77%) Front End Development
9 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.85%) MVVM
9 2 (3.85%) Project Management
9 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.85%) SOA
9 2 (3.85%) SOLID
9 2 (3.85%) TDD
9 2 (3.85%) Test Automation
10 1 (1.92%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (1.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 47 (90.38%) C#
2 36 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.08%) SQL
4 7 (13.46%) TypeScript
5 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.85%) PHP
6 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) MCP
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Telerik
2 2 (3.85%) Twitter
3 1 (1.92%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.92%) RedGate
3 1 (1.92%) Xamarin
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